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Chief Executive update - 1 February 2013

Chief Executive update - 1 February 2013

Friday, 1 February 2013 9:06 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Christchurch rebuild cost warning

Christchurch rebuild cost warning

Friday, 1 February 2013 8:12 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Christchurch city councillors have been warned in a secret meeting that the cost of fixing quake damaged underground infrastructure could be much more than originally thought.

New liquefaction report will help with the rebuild

New liquefaction report will help with the rebuild

Thursday, 31 January 2013 9:42 p.m. by GovtECAN Featured Popular

Environment Canterbury today released a review of liquefaction information for Christchurch and neighbouring districts outside the green and red zones.

EQC’s OIA Incompetence

EQC’s OIA Incompetence

Thursday, 31 January 2013 7:56 p.m. by EQCTruths Popular

The Official Information Act (OIA) exists to promote transparency in New Zealand.  Under the Official Information Act, the government acknowledges the public’s right demand information concerning government activities along with permitting individuals to access information that government entities have on them. 

Prestons donates soil to CBD rebuild

Prestons donates soil to CBD rebuild

Wednesday, 30 January 2013 8:51 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Prestons residential development on the northern outskirts of the Christchurch has donated 2000m3 of soil to help with the greening of the central city.

Prime Minister John Keys Parliamentary Address to Rebuilding Christchurch

Prime Minister John Keys' Parliamentary Address to Rebuilding Christchurch

Tuesday, 29 January 2013 10:50 p.m. by PRNews Featured Popular

Rebuilding Christchurch

Labour to complain about red zone offer

Labour to complain about red zone offer

Monday, 28 January 2013 12:16 p.m. by Media3News

Labour is complaining about the Government's decision to offer some Christchurch residents half the value of their red zone properties.

EQC hits $1 billion and 30,000 managed home repairs

EQC hits $1 billion and 30,000 managed home repairs

Monday, 28 January 2013 12:12 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

John Key State of Nation Speech 2013

John Key State of Nation Speech 2013

Friday, 25 January 2013 4:44 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Rt Hon John Key

Keys state of the nation: 10,000 apprentices

Key's state of the nation: 10,000 apprentices

Friday, 25 January 2013 2:39 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Labour leader David Shearer says a new apprenticeship scheme announced by the Prime Minister today comes four years too late - but industry groups are welcoming the plan.

Fast-track consenting for new premises

Fast-track consenting for new premises

Friday, 25 January 2013 12:32 a.m. by MediaThePress

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has promised more information on central Christchurch project timelines after businesses and leasing agents expressed frustration at slow progress.

Danger still evident in Port Hills

Danger still evident in Port Hills

Thursday, 24 January 2013 4:52 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Christchurch CBD progress encouraging

Christchurch CBD progress encouraging

Thursday, 24 January 2013 1:52 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

NZ to benefit from $40m deal

NZ to benefit from $40m deal

Wednesday, 23 January 2013 9:14 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed the introduction of a global building supplies giant to support the Christchurch rebuild, which could see long-term benefits for New Zealanders.

Hague prioritises touring Christchurch red zone

Hague prioritises touring Christchurch red zone

Tuesday, 15 January 2013 9:37 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

 

Earthquake-prone building policy consultation

Earthquake-prone building policy consultation

Friday, 11 January 2013 8:27 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Floatless Manhole partnership announced

Floatless Manhole partnership announced

Wednesday, 9 January 2013 8:05 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Hynds Limited has signed an historic partnership with Nippon Hume International Ltd in Tokyo allowing the introduction of a retrofitted Floatless Manhole system. The system dramatically reduces earthquake damage, subsequent infrastructure repair costs, and is easily fitted to any existing concrete manhole at risk of floating during a seismic event.

Neighbours asked to keep an eye out over summer

Neighbours asked to keep an eye out over summer

Monday, 7 January 2013 3:23 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

The Earthquake Kiwi Bond

The Earthquake Kiwi Bond

Friday, 4 January 2013 11:22 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco Featured Popular

Finance Minister Bill English launched the Earthquake Kiwi Bond, “The Government is borrowing the bulk of that money in the short-term and the Earthquake Kiwi Bond provides a way for local investors to contribute and help reduce the amount New Zealand needs to borrow overseas.”  

Charity auction raises 2830 for City Mission Christmas lunch

Charity auction raises 2830 for City Mission Christmas lunch

Thursday, 20 December 2012 5:01 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

The generous donation of a signed replica 2011 Rugby World Cup All Black jersey for auction has raised $2830 for the Christchurch City Mission’s Christmas Lunch.

Christchurch’s Summer of Fun returns

Christchurch’s Summer of Fun returns

Thursday, 20 December 2012 4:51 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

More than 40 free ‘Fun Days’ are being put on by a number of different community organisations, churches, the YMCA and various residents’ groups over the next three months, delivering a full Summer of Fun programme.

Appointments made for work on first CBD anchor projects

Appointments made for work on first CBD anchor projects

Thursday, 20 December 2012 3:04 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Chief Executive update - 19 December 2012

Chief Executive update - 19 December 2012

Thursday, 20 December 2012 11:33 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

I’m a great fan of public green spaces and parks. Hagley Park is one of the most significant pieces of town planning and legacy left by the forefathers of Christchurch.

New TC3 website now live

New TC3 website now live

Wednesday, 19 December 2012 3:12 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Contractors charity auction popular

Contractors charity auction popular

Wednesday, 19 December 2012 12:20 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Christchurch Community House welcomes new premises

Christchurch Community House welcomes new premises

Tuesday, 18 December 2012 10:02 a.m. by NickyWagner

Insurance advocacy service pruned

Insurance advocacy service pruned

Tuesday, 18 December 2012 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff Popular

An insurance advocacy service for quake-hit Cantabrians will be smaller than originally planned, Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says.

Contractor’s generous donation joins push for City Mission Xmas fundraising

Contractor’s generous donation joins push for City Mission Xmas fundraising

Monday, 17 December 2012 5:12 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

The donation of a signed replica 2011 Rugby World Cup All Black jersey for auction has added clout to the fundraising efforts by contractors working on Christchurch’s rebuild efforts.

Residential red zone settlement date extended

Residential red zone settlement date extended

Monday, 17 December 2012 3:54 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Mr Brownlee extends his own deadline on Port Hills zoning

Mr Brownlee extends his own deadline on Port Hills zoning

Monday, 17 December 2012 9:35 a.m. by WeCAN Popular

Mr Brownlee extends his own deadline on Port Hills zoning review but squashes red zoners need for deadline to be extended

Christchurch Southern Motorway Stage 1 opened

Christchurch Southern Motorway Stage 1 opened

Friday, 14 December 2012 10:49 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Zoning review work to continue through December

Zoning review work to continue through December

Friday, 14 December 2012 8:50 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Work is well underway on the analysis of all information used to determine the land zoning boundaries on the Port Hills.

TC3 Residential Rebuild Discussion - 12 December 2012

TC3 Residential Rebuild Discussion - 12 December 2012

Friday, 14 December 2012 8:49 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

A panel made up of representatives from the relevant agencies – Insurance Council, City Council, Southern Response and Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment – who discuss the questions and topics that have been posed by people in the community at the meetings held across the city.

Lucks building sold to Cera

Luck's building sold to Cera

Friday, 14 December 2012 8:05 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The 190-square-metre site of a heritage building known as Luck's building is the first to be settled as part of the Crown's purchase plan under Christchurch's central city blueprint.

Rebuild Christchurch Encourages Public to Have Their Say on Transport Plan

Rebuild Christchurch Encourages Public to Have Their Say on Transport Plan

Thursday, 13 December 2012 11:42 a.m. by Swiggs Popular

“Overwhelmingly the comments and engagement both on rebuildchristchurch.co.nz and in social media suggest most people feel the plan is in line with what they want for the city in the future,” Deon Swiggs of Rebuild Christchurch says.

Live Stream - TC3 Residential Rebuild Discussion

Live Stream - TC3 Residential Rebuild Discussion

Wednesday, 12 December 2012 7:01 p.m. by benyoung Featured Popular

Chief executive of CERA, Roger Sutton, will be joined by a panel of experts between 7pm and 8pm tonight, to discuss the issues surrounding TC3 land, Watch the livestream here, or live on CTV.

Virtual Town Hall Meeting discussing TC3 land issues live stream 7pm 12th December 2012

Virtual Town Hall Meeting discussing TC3 land issues live stream 7pm 12th December 2012

Wednesday, 12 December 2012 12:35 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

The wider Canterbury community has provided the questions that will be addressed tonight by the experts.

Corrective Action Plan released in response to earthquake review

Corrective Action Plan released in response to earthquake review

Tuesday, 11 December 2012 10:46 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Chris Tremain | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Govt to carefully consider Royal Commission report

Govt to carefully consider Royal Commission report

Monday, 10 December 2012 3:08 p.m. by GovtBeehive Featured Popular

Christopher Finlayson | Attorney-General

PM welcomes Royal Commission report release

PM welcomes Royal Commission report release

Monday, 10 December 2012 3:05 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

John Key | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Govt should release CTV report this week

Govt should release CTV report this week

Sunday, 9 December 2012 8:11 p.m. by LianneDalziel Popular

The Government must urgently release part three of the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission Report which includes a section on the collapse of the CTV building, says Labour’s Earthquake Recovery spokesperson and MP for Christchurch East, Lianne Dalziel.

CCDU Six-Pack 7th December 2012

CCDU Six-Pack 7th December 2012

Friday, 7 December 2012 5:38 p.m. by GovtCCDU Popular

Brownlee blindsided by rockfall decision

Brownlee 'blindsided' by rockfall decision

Friday, 7 December 2012 4:36 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

 

Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission Reports

Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission Reports

Friday, 7 December 2012 12:03 p.m. by GovtBeehive Featured Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Earthquakes Royal Commission Vol 4 released

Earthquakes Royal Commission Vol 4 released

Friday, 7 December 2012 11:38 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Christopher Finlayson | Attorney-General

Consultation on earthquake-prone buildings begins

Consultation on earthquake-prone buildings begins

Friday, 7 December 2012 11:32 a.m. by GovtBeehive Featured Popular

Maurice Williamson | Building and Construction

Gerry Brownlee and being stuck in the Red Zone

Gerry Brownlee and being stuck in the Red Zone

Friday, 7 December 2012 11:07 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Yesterday’s Press carried an article Red-zoners call for more time by Charlie Gates 

Launch of the Canterbury Economic Recovery Programme, Addington Raceway, Christchurch

Launch of the Canterbury Economic Recovery Programme, Addington Raceway, Christchurch

Thursday, 6 December 2012 5:10 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Economic recovery programme launched

Economic recovery programme launched

Thursday, 6 December 2012 5:08 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Economic recovery programme launched

Economic recovery programme launched

Thursday, 6 December 2012 4:40 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has highlighted 20 key projects in the Economic Recovery Programme for Greater Christchurch, launched 6 December 2012.

Christchurch could potentially be an education magnet

Christchurch could potentially be an education magnet

Thursday, 6 December 2012 12:38 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

Christchurch could potentially be an education magnet, UC expert says

John Key redefines the word ‘fair’

John Key redefines the word ‘fair’

Thursday, 6 December 2012 11:09 a.m. by LianneDalziel Popular

CBD business owners and bare landowners in Christchurch have been let down by John Key after he personally defended the decision to acquire their land for just half of the rating valuation, says Labour’s Earthquake Recovery spokesperson Lianne Dalziel.

Info updates: CERA and Southern Response

Info updates: CERA and Southern Response

Thursday, 6 December 2012 6:29 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

CERA have released the December issue (N0. 16) of the  You can download a copy from . Issues covered include:

Red-zoners call for more time

Red-zoners call for more time

Wednesday, 5 December 2012 11:03 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

Stressed red-zone residents given less time than others to settle on their properties are appealing to the Government for a deadline extension.

Engineer has inspected 2000 homes

Engineer has inspected 2000 homes

Wednesday, 5 December 2012 11:03 p.m. by MediaStuff Popular

An Earthquake Commission (EQC) engineer at the centre of complaints to the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand Inc (Ipenz) has been named at a parliamentary select committee.

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 16 (December 2012)

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 16 (December 2012)

Wednesday, 5 December 2012 5:41 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Release Date: 05 December 2012

Ceras recovery plan to be unveiled

Cera's recovery plan to be unveiled

Wednesday, 5 December 2012 2:44 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The man who tomorrow will unveil an economic recovery plan for Christchurch has been named the nation's top chartered accountant.

New Christchurch blood centre announcement

New Christchurch blood centre announcement

Tuesday, 4 December 2012 5:46 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Hon Tony Ryall -